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ELBON RYE

#1297 | SECALE CEREALE

Summary

Elbon Rye is a cereal rye.  It is best adapted to the Southern and Central United States.  It was developed and released from the Oklahoma Agricultural Station.  Elbon Rye has excellent winter forage production and early maturity.  It has large, soft stems and upright growth habit.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 8 - Appalacia, 9 - Southeast, 11 - South Texas, 12 - Southwest
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Temperature Zone
Warm, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Annual
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Late-Summer - Fall
Plant Depth
1.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
34° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
18,000
Kingdom
Plantae
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
Super Division
Spermatophyta
Division
Magnoliophyta
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
SECALE
Species
SECALE CEREALE

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 80-100 LBS PER ACRE

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Field Crops

Forage & Grazing

Cover Crop

Soil Health

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